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Jack Whitver

Republican — Senator — District 19
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Jack Whitver represents Senate District 19 in the Iowa Senate, is a member of 12 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 114 bills.

2006 8405.0

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News and Blog Coverage

Iowa House, Senate Republicans Reelect Leadership Teams; Military Service Helps GOP Candidates

DES MOINES – The Iowa House and Senate Republicans both decided to keep their leadership teams intact following last Tuesday’s elections. Both groups caucused Monday at the State Capitol to conduct elections. Senate Republican Leader Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) and Senate Republican Whip Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) were unanimous reelected to ...

Sen. Jake Chapman, R-Adel, assumes key post on Iowa Senate appropriations panel

State Sen. Jake Chapman of Adel was appointed Thursday as ranking Republican on the Iowa Senate Appropriations Committee. His selection was announced by Iowa Senate GOP Leader Bill Dix of Shell Rock. Chapman assumes the appropriations post from Sen. Jack Whitver of Ankeny, who was elected Republican Whip by Senate ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SF 400

    A bill for an act relating to the carrying and possession of weapons and providing penalties.

  • SF 398

    A bill for an act relating to the state wage payment collection law and making an appropriation.

  • SF 388

    A bill for an act concerning payroll deductions for public employees and including effective date and applicability provisions.

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  • SF 390

    A bill for an act relating to the confidentiality of personally identifiable information of holders of nonprofessional permits to carry weapons and to acquire pistols or revolvers.

  • SF 387

    A bill for an act relating to proof of identification and proof of residence in order to register to vote or to vote, establishing a criminal offense for falsely swearing certain oaths and affidavits, and including applicability provisions.

  • SJR 11

    A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to an individual's right to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms.

Recent Votes

SF 171

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4590.0
•••No: 510.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 666

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2754.0
•••No: 2346.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 645

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
SF 510

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2652.0
•••No: 2448.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 652

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3162.0
•••No: 1938.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 632

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4488.0
•••No: 612.0
•••Other: 00.0
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